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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Champaign County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 179,669 100.0
      enrolled in school 73,433 100.0   Native 165,280 92.0
Nursery school, preschool 3,307 4.5       Born in United States 163,885 91.2
Kindergarten 2,082 2.8           State of residence 121,163 67.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 17,177 23.4           Different state 42,722 23.8
High school (grades 9-12) 8,154 11.1       Born outside United States 1,395 0.8
College or graduate school 42,713 58.2   Foreign born 14,389 8.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 9,042 5.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,936 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 100,559 100.0       Not a citizen 10,453 5.8
Less than 9th grade 3,149 3.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,923 5.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24,376 24.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 14,389 100.0
Some college, no degree 21,698 21.6   Europe 2,691 18.7
Associate degree 7,211 7.2   Asia 8,427 58.6
Bachelor's degree 18,731 18.6   Africa 650 4.5
Graduate or professional degree 19,471 19.4   Oceania 151 1.0
        Latin America 1,970 13.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 91.0 (X)   Northern America 500 3.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 38.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 169,301 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 148,144 100.0   English only 149,387 88.2
Never married 59,527 40.2   Language other than English 19,914 11.8
Now married, except separated 67,643 45.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,793 4.0
Separated 1,994 1.3   Spanish 4,913 2.9
Widowed 6,748 4.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,807 1.1
 Female 5,642 3.8   Other Indo-European languages 5,817 3.4
Divorced 12,232 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,116 0.7
 Female 7,082 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7,994 4.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,470 2.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 179,669 100.0
           under 18 years 1,589 100.0     Total ancestries reported 192,618 107.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 951 59.8   Arab 714 0.4
        Czech¹ 1,198 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 868 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 141,730 100.0   Dutch 3,152 1.8
Civilian veterans 13,538 9.6   English 19,995 11.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,740 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 843 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 46,475 25.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 48,687 100.0   Greek 739 0.4
With a disability 3,662 7.5   Hungarian 733 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 102,285 100.0   Irish¹ 23,020 12.8
With a disability 11,621 11.4   Italian 6,078 3.4
 Percent employed 63.9 (X)   Lithuanian 708 0.4
No disability 90,664 88.6   Norwegian 2,782 1.5
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 5,881 3.3
     Population 65 years and over 16,721 100.0   Portuguese 304 0.2
With a disability 6,683 40.0   Russian 1,624 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 2,901 1.6
        Scottish 3,404 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 337 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 169,301 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,517 0.8
Same house in 1995 71,919 42.5   Swedish 4,151 2.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 90,469 53.4   Swiss 891 0.5
 Same county 40,605 24.0   Ukrainian 415 0.2
 Different county 49,864 29.5   United States or American 10,644 5.9
  Same state 35,411 20.9   Welsh 1,303 0.7
  Different state 14,453 8.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 223 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 6,913 4.1   Other ancestries 46,978 26.1
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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